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Date Printed: 9/21/2014
Columbia Winery Gewurztraminer 2005
Columbia Winery Gewurztraminer 2005
(search item no. 87682)
Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 9/21/2014: $9.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2009 Wine Enthusiast rating: 87 points
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 87 points
2007 Wine Spectator rating: 89 points
2003 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2001 Wine Spectator rating: 85 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Number 43 on the Wine.com 100 of 2007!

Pale straw yellow color. Hints of allspice and pink grapefruit accent the sweet fruit palate. Crisp finish with a good balance of acidity. Versatile with food, especially with spicy Pacific Rim cuisine. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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About Columbia Winery:

Columbia Winery was the first premium winery in Washington and the first in the state to produce vineyard-designate wines. Columbia Winery was founded in 1962 by ten friends, six of whom were University of Washington professors. Originally known as Associated Vintners, the group was united in the belief that vines could survive the harsh Washington winters and that fine wine could be made in Washington state.

Having worked alongside founding winemaker and Master of Wine, David Lake, Kerry Norton now oversees the Columbia Winery winemaking, handcrafting Riesling, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah sourced from the Columbia and Yakima Valleys.